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Research and Markets: An Essential Report on Cardiovascular Critical Care.

DUBLIN -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Cardiovascular Critical Care" to their offering.

Remarkable improvements in cardiac survival rates have made cardiovascular critical care much more common, but no less challenging for the practitioner. This important volume draws on the skills of an expert team of editors and contributors to present a timely overview of clinical practice.

The book covers the full range of the field, from pre-operative assessment and the haematological complications of cardiovascular surgery and critical care to the care of patients with:

* Arrhythmias

* Heart Failure

* Adult Congenital Heart Disease

* Mitral Valve Disease

* Aortic Valve Disease

* Infective Endocarditis

* Vasculitis

A practical guide on the management of life threatening cardiovascular conditions facing staff on high dependency units and cardiothoracic surgery units

* Well illustrated and filling a gap in the market for a book on management of acutely ill patients with a cardiovascular condition

* Basic information followed by illustrative cases recommending best practice

* An invaluable source of information in intensive care as well as the specialist units

The authors also address the special problems associated with the management of conditions consequent upon pregnancy, eclampsia, and the hypertensive crisis. With high-quality illustrations and a helpful index, Cardiovascular Critical Care gives you access to information that helps you provide the best possible care to your patients.

Key Topics Covered:

* Shock (Marius Terblanche and Nicole Assmann)

* Resuscitation in Intensive Care (David A. Zideman)

* Cardiovascular Monitoring in Critical Care (Michael R. Pinsky)

* Cardiovascular Investigation of the Critically Ill (Susanna Price and Jeremy J. Cordingley)

* Haematological Aspects of Cardiovascular Critical Care (Kanchan Rege and Mark J.D. Griffiths)

* Cardiovascular Support: Pharmacological (Joseph E. Arrowsmith and Florian Falter)

* Arrhythmias (Hugh Montgomery and Vivek Sivaraman)

* Mechanical Heart Failure Therapy (Richard Trimlett)

* Care of the High Risk Patient Undergoing Surgery (Justin Woods and Andrew Rhodes)

* Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Principles of Management in Critical Care (Susanna Price and Brian Keogh)

* Common Complications of Cardiovascular Critical Illness (Simon J. Finney and Mark J.D. Griffiths)

* Haemodynamic Management of Severe Sepsis (Jean-Louis Vincent)

* Acute Coronary Syndromes and Myocardial Infarction (Alex Hobson and Nick Curzen)

* Cardiogenic Shock (Divaka Perera and Gerald S. Carr-White)

* Peri-operative Care of the Heart Transplant Recipient (Keith McNeil and John Dunning)

* Adult Congenital Heart Disease Syndromes (Antonia Pijuan Domnech, Katerina Chamaidi and Michael A. Gatzoulis)

* Management of Arrhythmias in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease (Barbara J. Deal)

* Mitral Valve Disease (Susanna Price and Derek Gibson)

* Aortic Valve Disease (Susanna Price and Derek Gibson)

* Infective Endocarditis (David Hunter and John Pepper)

* Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Ventricular Failure (Alain Vuylsteke)

* Aortic Dissection (Maninder S. Kalkat, Vamsidhar B. Dronavalli, David Alexander and Robert S. Bonser)

* Emergency Management of Cardiac Trauma (James Napier and Mark Messent)

* Hypertensive Crises (Liao Pinhu and Mark J.D. Griffiths)

* Pregnancy (Lorna Swan)

* Vasculitis (Lorna Swan)

* Endocrine Problems and Cardiovascular Critical Care (Phil Marino and Susanna Price)

* Haemodynamic Monitoring and Therapy: A Personal History 19611994 (Ronald Bradley)


Edited by Mark J.D. Griffiths, MRCP, PhD, EDICM, BDICM, Consultant Physician, Adult Intensive Care Unit, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK

Jeremy J. Cordingley, MBBS, MRCP, FRCA, EDICM, Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK

Susanna S. Price MB, BS, BSc, MRCP, EDICM, PhD, Consultant Cardiologist and Intensivist, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK

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